International & Transnational Litigation

Debevoise lawyers are known for bringing considerable experience in the strategic management, representation and advocacy of complex cross-border disputes in foreign courts, offering a seamless and efficient world-class litigation service to its clients.

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The Debevoise team has authored various guides and tools to further the practice of international arbitration, including the industry standard setting Efficiency Protocol, and the Protocol to Promote Cybersecurity in International Arbitration.

These resources can be found here.

International Arbitration Law Firm of the Year

Chambers USA Awards, 2021

In the international disputes arena, Debevoise’s lineup is bulletproof. You can’t go wrong with any of these people.

Benchmark Litigation

Debevoise named in the top band for International Arbitration

Global-wide by Chambers Global (2024).

Debevoise's combination of international law expertise, strategic planning, collaborative approach … enables them to handle international aspects of cases in an exceptional manner.

A brilliant team … bound together by an ethos of hard work and quality.

Debevoise & Plimpton are excellent. They think strategically with a forward-looking perspective.

A disputes powerhouse capable of taking on the most complex matters.

Debevoise are an exceptionally talented group … the written and oral advocacy is of top quality.

The best of the best.

Absolutely top-rate … the team demonstrates excellent analytical skills, smooth and effortless drafting, as well as impressive advocacy skills.

Chambers Global, 2021-2024

They are the best international arbitration team in the world.

They are leaders in the arbitration world and active across many jurisdictions and types of cases and that translates to commercial awareness.

They're one of the strongest outfits in the field.

They set the standard. They just do exceptional work; it’s very complex and very detailed.

Chambers USA, 2020-2023

Named in the top tier for Dispute Resolution: International Litigation by The Legal US 500 (2023).

Debevoise’s international litigation practice is one of the best in the business. They are able to manage the complexities of cross-border litigation and dispute resolution by drawing on a wealth of talents to achieve markedly successful outcomes.

A highly knowledgeable team that is very collaborative and creative.

The Legal 500 US, 2020-2022

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